Master’s or its equivalent with 5 years of relevant experience; Bachelor’s degree with 7 years of relevant experience
Demonstrated experience in leading and managing the team to successfully deliver services to customers
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a broad range of people
Familiarity with the diverse communities
Remains calm composed and positive in stressful or high-pressured situations
Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis wisdom experience and judgement
Ability to present complex information to a variety of audiences
Strong capacity for research analysis and synthesis of detailed information
Advanced knowledge of project management relationship management and constituency services
Ability to work with assignments demanding critical judgement analytical thinking and creative problem-solving.
Familiarity with member’s constituency and portfolio areas and key stakeholder groups is essential
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in a highly motivated team
Ability to write results-based reporting
Knowledge and understanding of the institutional legal and policy frameworks at country level
Be comfortable with working within a multidisciplinary multi-cultural team
Fluency oral and written English language communication skills
A proven record of excellent management strategic thinking and decision-making leadership communication and interpersonal skills including being a strong writer and articulate speaker
Demonstrate ability to find viable solutions to complicated problems in a flexible time-sensitive and creative manner
Ability to establish working relationships with the government and non- government organizations and effective outreach and networking
Ability to travel to the provinces per requirement of the project
Strong knowledge of USAID rules regulations procedures reporting and Afghan Government policies and labor laws preferred
Duties & Responsibilities
The constituency team lead will provide an excellent service to WECS with strong analytical skills initiative and the ability to think strategically and creatively. This individual needs to have strong networking and interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with different community and civil society activists’ groups.
Provide programmatic support to the overall goal of ensuring that the WECS project is successfully implemented.
Provides support and advocacy for constituents in their coordination and negotiation with government authorities.
Engaging with political parties religious and traditional leaders to promote inclusiveness in political party policies and overcome barriers that hinder women’s political participation.
Provide support to further strengthen capacity of the central and provincial women’s advocacy networks.
Arranges public meetings meetings with constituents and other community events and represents WECS in all meetings/events.
Manages the day-to-day operations of the Constituency technical team including correspondence information management and other office duties as required.
Interprets and explains complex policies and legislation to adapt and learn new
processes and applications and to show initiative and ingenuity when confronted with problems or unique situations.
Support women’s networks to produce radio programs and identify resource persons to speak on women’s political participation and representation
Provide provincial specific context and information during program implementation and reporting
Introduce digital learning/awareness platforms to promote women political representation and participation
Provide weekly updates on implementation progress monthly narrative reports.
Lead in monitoring all activities carried out by team and ensure that activities are rigorously compiled and consistently reported to client government counterparts and other stakeholders.
Attend key workshops and meetings related to the WECS project.
Assist with unplanned or emerging activities that have implication for the output deliverables or success.
Develops and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Ensures timely and accurate management and reporting of any potential hazards to prevent harm
Perform other tasks as assigned by Supervisor
Please submit your updated CV and cover letter to [email protected] with a subject line (Constituency Team Lead – 011) no later than March 02 2021. Correspondents without a subject line will not be entertained.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
CVs received after the above-mentioned deadline will not be considered
Only short-listed candidates will be notified.
This vacancy is open only to Afghan Nationals
No in-person appointments or telephone calls will be entertained
Candidates who are applying for this position must fully meet the education requirement as specified
At the time of application candidates must also meet in full the experience requirement
Short-listed candidates will be requested to provide educational documents such as degrees diplomas certificates and other pertinent documents as needed. Failure to provide the required documentation will result in disqualification of their application from further consideration